Pear Chutney with Dates and Pecans
Feb19

Pear Chutney with Dates and Pecans

While residing in the vale of Evesham, I had the opportunity to sample some of England’s best produce. Every day for weeks on end I took on the challenge of coming up with a different cooked chutney, and in due course this recipe emerged from the test kitchen as everyone’s favorite. Preparation and cooking time (after assembling ingredients): about 1 hour Ingredients • Crushed dried red chilies – ¼ – ½ teaspoon (1-2 ml) •...

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Christmas Fruitcake 1
Jan18

Christmas Fruitcake 1

Ingredients •½ C dried pineapple •½ C dried cranberries •1 C raisins •1 C chopped glace cherries •1 C chopped candied mixed fruit peel (tutti-fruity) •½ C chopped pecans •¼ C chopped almonds •2¼ C all purpose flour •1 Tsp baking powder •½ Tsp baking soda •¼ Tsp all spice powder •1 C butter, softened •1 C brown sugar •3 Tsp egg replacer mixed with 4 Tbsp of warm water •1 Tsp lemon rind •2 Tsp orange rind •¾ C fresh orange juice Cake...

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Melt in Your Mouth Chickpea flour Confection
Aug19

Melt in Your Mouth Chickpea flour Confection

  This is the most popular flour-based confection in North India, where several versions are sold in sweet shops. You could use any type of solid or liquid sweetener, bearing in mind that each varies in sweetening power and that adjustments in cooking time will be necessary. This version, served at the home of the late Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi, is one of my favorites.   Cooking and preparation time (after assembling...

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Carob Brownies
Aug06

Carob Brownies

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Nut bar
May15

Nut bar

  Ingredients •All purpose flour…………………………….1 C •Sugar…………………………………………….½ C •Cold butter, divided…………………………½ C •Packed brown...

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